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Knippa Rockcrushers

The Knippa, Texas Independent School District is all about Vulcan. The high school gymnasium in Knippa is named The Vulcan Center and the school mascot is, what else, a Rockcrusher!...
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Grand Opening

Joined by over 150 neighbors, stakeholders and customers, Vulcan’s Southeast Division celebrated the grand opening of its new aggregates quarry in Lexington County, South Carolina by hosting an open house. The open house welcomed members of the community into the facility where they met with the Vulcan team and asked questions. Those who attended were able to take a tour of the quarry, look at equipment, learn how Vulcan uses science and technology in our daily operation and enjoy a free lunch in the pop-up Quarry Café.
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Disaster Relief Ship Stranded

The Downs family was stranded in Houston aboard their disaster relief ship “Glory.” They needed fuel to make a supply run to Puerto Rico. Vulcan Materials Company donated 10-thousand gallons of diesel fuel so they could complete their humanitarian mission...
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Recreation Rocks

A long-term partner of the Florahome Parks and Recreation Association, Grandin donated $16,000 toward construction of a new playground at Palmetto Park. The playground is located adjacent to the Florahome Trailhead for the Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail, roughly six miles east of the sand plant. The trail runs north of the plant’s entrance...
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“Daily Mile” Initiative

Vulcan Materials Gold Hill Quarry provided an in-kind donation of over 300 tons of stone in the past 2 years for 10 elementary schools in Rowan County, North Carolina. The stone was used to build walking tracks/trails in partnership with Healthy Rowan...
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Environmental Stewardship

Phone Recycling Helps Gorillas

IT employees from the Vulcan Materials Company Western Division collected 600 old mobile phones for recycling. This helps decrease demand for coltan, mined in Africa and used to manufacture electronics. The mineral wreaks havoc on gorillas and other animals...
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Driving Towards Success

Just down the road from the Atlanta Falcons Training Facility, a new interchange is being built for the interstate. The I-985 Martin Road Interchange project in Atlanta, Georgia is taking 150,000 tons of material - all from Vulcan’s Friendship Quarry in Buford, Georgia.
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People

Upcoming Campus Recruiting Events

Nine years ago, Ryan Pettyjohn visited one of our facilities as a Cub Scout. Recently, he completed a summer college internship with us, realizing a dream that was sparked during that Cub Scout tour. If you share the dream, we’d love to meet you at an upcoming college career visit.
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Rock Out the Quarry

Quarry Park, built on a former quarry site donated by Vulcan, is now the most visited park in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Spectrum News recently featured the city of Winston-Salem's second annual "Rock Out the Quarry" event held at Quarry Park. The event was an opportunity to bring the community together and encourage regular visitors to the park.
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Thursday Night Lights

The popular TV show “Friday Night Lights” captured the pride and passion Texans have for high school football. That same devotion is evident in the San Antonio area, where “Thursday Night Lights” is a popular attraction for fans...
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